Issue: Jul 2009


AutoSoft Named Certified DMS Provider by Motive Retail,



AutoSoft Named Certified DMS Provider by Motive Retail, DMS Integration and Certification Agent for Kia Motors America

by Frank Bentley

AutoSoft International today announced that it had received a certificate of satisfactory integration for the KIA Web DCS interfaces from Motive Retail, as authorized by and on behalf of Kia Motors America.

The AutoSoft dealer management system, for this certification, successfully passed a comprehensive suite of test cases and performed a live dealer pilot which collectively demonstrated that AutoSoft's DMS meets the dealer management system integration requirements of KIA Web DCS.

Interfaces for which the AutoSoft DMS has been certified include Delivery Reporting, STAR DTS Version 1.7; Parts Order, STAR DTS Version 1.7; Parts Return, STAR DTS Version 1.6; and Repair Order, STAR DTS Version 3.5.

"Motive Retail was pleased to work with the AutoSoft team to integrate and certify their DMS with Kia Web DCS. With this integration, US Kia dealers are now able to choose an integrated DMS from one of the largest North American dealer system providers," said Dan Seats, Managing Director at Motive Retail.

For more information, visit www.autosoft-asi.com

About Motive Retail

Motive Retail is an automotive services firm with a unique and specific focus in automotive retail. Motive specializes in the design and implementation of real-time integrated business processes (or
IBPs) throughout the dealership, including sales, service/warranty, vehicle ordering, parts and finance. Motive's clients include both automakers and dealer services providers, and its solutions include a range of planning and delivery services. For more information visit, www.motiveretail.com

About AutoSoft International

AutoSoft is a provider of PC-based DMS accounting, payroll, desking, service, parts, body shop and F&I business software. The third-largest DMS provider, AutoSoft has served the DMS needs of auto retailers for more than 20 years. For more information, visit www.autosoft-asi.com

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